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Vietnam Operator AVG, Along with Samsung & SMIT, Launches IDTV+CAM Solution

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HANOI, Vietnam, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vietnam's largest private pay TV operator, An Vien Television (AVG), along with SMIT, the leading operations platform provider for secure distribution of paid content, and Samsung, the world leading TV manufacturer, jointly launched to provide IDTV+CAM solutions to Vietnamese audience.

The solution, which includes Samsung's integrated digital TV (IDTV), AVG's HDTV programs and SMiT's conditional access module (CAM), is facility embedded inside the IDTV allowing the subscribers' interactive watching experience without the need for a set-top box (STB).

AVG is the first Pay-TV operator offering IDTV+CAM solutions in the Vietnam market. The new TV program packages will be bound with Samsung's all-in-one set. As AVG's CAM supplier, SMIT offers the latest CI+CAM to provide maximum protection for the content security and stronger hardware support for compliance with functions that may be available in the future, including but not limited to VOD, PVR, Time-shift, etc.

"Deploying Pay-TV service via IDTV and CAM platform is a step that has never been taken by others in the Vietnam market before," said Mr. Tran Cong So - Deputy General Director of AVG: "We are glad to cooperate with Samsung and SMIT to provide our customers with an easy and convenient way to enjoy Pay-TV services."

"The IDTV+CAM mode enables operators to provide their customers with a more convenient way of enjoying digital TV, which has been preferred in Europe for years," said Ms. Brenda Bai, General Manager of Sales Department at SMIT. "SMIT will continually work hard on the promotion for the IDTV+CAM mode to make TV viewing  easier for more subscribers around Southeast Asia Market."

About AVG

An Vien Television (AVG) is a leading private digital TV broadcaster in Vietnam. As the pioneer in seeking and applying the world's latest digital technologies, AVG is the first in Vietnam to successfully apply the SFN (Single Frequency Network) technology and DVB-T2 (Digital Video Broadcasting - Second Generation Terrestrial) together with MPEG-4 compression standard to its broadcasting infrastructure. By applying these modern technologies, AVG has contributed the best Pay-TV service to Vietnamese TV market and saved a lot of the nation's frequency resources as well. 

For further information, please visit www.truyenhinhanvien.vn.

About Samsung 

As a leading company in technology, Samsung makes all possible to everyone. Never stop innovating and exploring, Samsung creates changes in television industry, smart phone and tablet, notebook, camera, digital home appliance, LTE connection, printer, hospital equipment and LED lighting solution. Samsung currently has 286,000 employees working in 80 countries and our annual revenue is 261.7 billion USD. For more details, please visit www.samsung.com/vn.

About SMiT

SMiT is a global-leading operation platform provider of secure distribution of paid content. In the broadcasting industry, SMiT is a famous provider of customized Conditional Access Modules (CAM). Besides, SMiT is also an end-to-end platform provider for secure distribution of OTT paid content in the internet industry, offering operators and content providers flexible OTT-based solutions.

SMiT was founded in 2003 and its headquarters are located in Hong Kong. It has branches in Shenzhen, Beijing, Munich, and Silicon Valley. Currently it has about 400 employees.

For more info about SMiT, please visit http://www.smit.com.cn.

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Amber YU
0755-6136 3366-8815
myyu@smit.com.cn

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